Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials

When all other forms of treatment have not worked, a spinal cord stimulator trial may be the solution for treating pain in patients who have chronic and severe neuropathic pain. A spinal cord stimulator trial is a procedure that helps obtain a diagnosis by checking the spinal cord and spinal nerves with tiny electrical impulses. Prior to any procedure, evaluation is required to determine if this procedure is the best option.

Preparing for a Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial

Prior to a spinal cord stimulator trial, patients may need to refrain from taking certain medicines. They should also not each or drink anything six hours prior. It’s important to have transportation available after the procedure, as driving is not recommended.

What to Expect During the Procedure

During the procedure, patients are fully awake so that they can describe what they are feeling to doctors. They lay on their back and a needle is inserted into their back. Additionally, one or more leads will be implanted and connected to a trial cord stimulator, customized to cover pain areas.

Procedures typically take two to three hours. This is an outpatient procedure but in some instances, patients may need to be kept overnight for observation.

We often get asked if the procedure will hurt. There is some discomfort but a mild sedative will be given to help.

To schedule a consultation, fill out our contact form or call the office.

  • Jackson

    728 Bennetts Mills Rd.
    Jackson, NJ

    732-415-1401

  • Point Pleasant

    1104 Arnold Ave.
    Point Pleasant, NJ

    732-714-0070

  • Barnegat

    175 Gunning River Rd.
    Barnegat, NJ

    609-660-0002

  • Manchester

    60 Lacey Rd.
    Manchester, NJ

    732-408-4492

  • Aberdeen

    557 South Atlantic Ave.
    Aberdeen, NJ

    732-997-4988

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Interventional Pain Management Clinic Helping Patients Live Pain-Free Lives Through a Variety of Procedures and Treatments

If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have five offices located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our five offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, or Aberdeen, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices they are always greeted with smiles, and treated with kindness. Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed.
Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they're offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.
Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn't mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.